George Albert Yoder was born on April 6, 1930, in Los Angeles and died Feb. 8, 2008, in Crescent City. Mr. Yoder was a resident of Del Norte County for 17 years.

He was a veteran, having served during the Korean conflict with the U.S. Army. He had worked at the Harvest Natural Food store. George loved and enjoyed painting.

Mr. Yoder is survived by his wife, Barbara Yoder of Crescent City, daughters, Carol and Linda, and son, Darren. He is also survived by his step- children, Kathy, Patti, Arthur and Linda; brother, Bob Yoder and wife Beverly; sister, Ellen Ferko; 11 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

The family requests contributions be made in George's memory to the Humane Society of Del Norte, 821 Elk Valley Road, Crescent City, CA 95531.

At George's request, no services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel of Crescent City.